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Every heart has a story and you can trust yours to the team at CMC's New England Heart & Vascular Institute. As a nationally-recognized destination for heart and vascular care, our award-winning team includes board-certified cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, technologists and others who are leaders in their field. We provide you with the latest and most advanced treatment options in the region. This is where heart meets excellence. 

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New England Heart & Vascular Institute

Meet our Team

With a nationally-recognized team, our Heart & Vascular Institute has experts that specialize in cardiovascular medicine, cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, vascular medicine, vein treatments and cardiovascular imaging. We pioneer next-generation techniques and lead the way in diagnosing and treating heart and vascular disease. You can count on us for excellent care at locations throughout NH. 

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Care & Treatment

Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac Catheterization

Recovery Time Reduced

When you come to the hospital for a procedure, you want your experience to be as uncomplicated as possible. That’s what Michael Ipavec found when he came to CMC for a cardiac catheterization.

Safely Opening the New

Cardiac Radial Lounge

New England Heart & Vascular Institute and CMC leaders held a socially-distanced ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of the new Cardiac Radial Lounge. The six-bay lounge is a modernized recovery area that acts as a pre and post procedural area for outpatient elective cardiac catherizations.

New England Heart & Vascular Institute's


First hospital in New Hampshire to:

  • perform open heart surgery in 1986 (as a community hospital)
  • offer a new heart failure treatment: the CardioMEMSTM HF System
  • offer transcatheter aortic valve replacement - TAVR (as a community hospital)
  • ​perform a completely percutaneous (no incisions) mitral valve replacement
  • offer Myocardial Perfusion PET (Positron Emission Tomography)
  • perfom a fenestrated endovascular aortic repair - FEVAR (in southern New Hampshire) 
  • use the KONECT device in the repair of ascending aortic aneurysms

First hospital in New England to:

  • implant WATCHMANTM after its FDA Approval
  • offer advanced 3-D mapping system (RHYTHMIA Mapping System) to better diagnose and treat all types of heart arrhythmias (in northern New England)
  • perform a minimally- invasive surgery to treat patients with thoracic aortic disease using the Valiant Navion™ Stent Graft System
  • offer the WATCHMAN FLXTM impant to AFib patients at risk for stroke who need an alternative to blood thinners.
First hospital in the world to:
  • use LUMIPOINT™ mapping software to aid and enhance cardiac ablation procedures 
  • enroll patients in Boston Scientifics’ Clinical Trial assessing the WATCHMAN™ Device in patients unsuitable for oral anticoagulation (ASAP-TOO)

Breakthrough Treatments

For Heart Failure offer hope

“We offer hope to patients who previously may have had none.” These words are at the essence of our mission at CMC and drives the team at the New England Heart & Vascular Institute toward compassionate excellence, every day. Learn about the options Gary found by working with his team at NEHVI.

National & Local Recognition
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CMC is proud to be one of the few hospitals in New Hampshire ranked by U.S. News & World Report. This ranking includes a high performing rating in aortic valve surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart bypass surgery and heart failure.
July 2020

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Union Leader Readers' Choice 2020

We are beyond grateful to be part of this community and to care for you. Thank you for making us your Readers’ Choice in the following categories: Hospital, Cardiac Care, Childbirth, Emergency Care and Weight Loss.
June 2020

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Top Doctors

Congratulations to the members of CMC's medical staff who have been recognized as 2020 Top Doctors. Thank you for the exceptional care you provide to our patients each and every day.
March 2020

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Exceptional Care

Close to Home

By collaborating with hospitals throughout New Hampshire, patients have access to the latest cardiovascular care. Procedures are done at CMC, with diagnostic and follow-up up care at their local community hospital. See below for New England Heart & Vascular Institute locations throughout NH. 

Our Locations

Affiliate Locations